Old Fashioned Country Christmas

There is nothing better than an "Old Fashioned Country Christmas". This wonderful old Cottage is the perfect inspiration to take us on a trip down memory lane.

You are going to love this recipe. It will bring the smell of Christmas into your home.



  • 1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 3 tangerines, halved
  • 3 whole cinnamon sticks
  • 2 star anise (optional) gives a strong black licorice smell.
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1 inch piece fresh ginger
  • 1 vanilla bean + 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 small branch fresh pine
  • 1 cup apple cider, pomegranate or cranberry juice
  • water

Combine these ingredients in a pot and let it simmer all day on your stove.  The smell is absolutely delightful.  Make sure you add water periodically so you don't boil your pot dry.

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